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Third-Party Maintenance Growing
Third-Party Maintenance Growing

September 23, 2014
Third-party logistics companies set a template in the transportation industry that has guided the rise of third-party maintenance providers, according to...

Understanding the Driver Shortage
Understanding the Driver Shortage

September 23, 2014
For truckload carriers, the number one problem is the driver shortage – but the reasons go beyond pay, said Stifel's John Larkin at TMW Systems’ annual user...

Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges
Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges

September 22, 2014
Logistics cost as a percent of GDP has been declining over the last 30 years, from 16% before deregulation to 8% now. But while logistics costs have been...

Truck Platooning System Offers Fuel Savings Potential
Truck Platooning System Offers Fuel Savings Potential

May 13, 2014
Peloton Technology, Menlo Park, Calif., demonstrated its two-truck platooning system May 8 along a stretch of I-80 just east of Reno. The technology makes...

Safety Technologies: The New Frontier
Safety Technologies: The New Frontier

May 12, 2014
From collision avoidance to cameras, from rollover prevention to analytics, technology is rapidly changing the safety landscape.

Q&A: PeopleNet’s Brian McLaughlin
Q&A: PeopleNet’s Brian McLaughlin

May 6, 2014
PeopleNet's Brian McLaughlin talks about the company post-acquisition, telematics trends, the rate of technological change, the 'Internet of Things" and more.

Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring
Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring

April 9, 2014
Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an...

Bison Transport, Paramount Freight Systems Named Best Fleets to Drive For
Bison Transport, Paramount Freight Systems Named Best Fleets to Drive For

March 25, 2014
TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – Bison Transport, Winnipeg, Manitoba, was named the 2014 Best Overall Fleet to Drive for, company drivers, at the Truckload Carriers...

Omnitracs Focuses on Expanding Portfolio, Getting Close to Customers

March 25, 2014
TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – Delivering value to its customers, expanding its portfolio of services and getting closer to customers are three areas that Omnitracs...

ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch
ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch

September 24, 2013
ANAHEIM -- The trucking industry is looking at a severe capacity crunch in coming years with a variety of factors contributing to the situation, according...